Coyote urine?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by HomeSweetFarm, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. HomeSweetFarm

    HomeSweetFarm Just Hatched

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    Will coyote urine keep raccoons away from my chicken coop?
     
  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place Chicken Obsessed

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    Not for long; raccoons are too smart to be repelled by lights, waving things, or scents for long. Having a safe coop and run, and no feed outside, are the best things to do. Then trap and shoot repeat visitors, especially if they try to break in. Mary
     
  3. HomeSweetFarm

    HomeSweetFarm Just Hatched

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    Thank you. I won't waste my money then. The coop is safe when they are closed up at night but I think my run needs some work for when they go out in the day.
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Probably not, but might bring other coyotes in.
     
  5. Rock Home Isle

    Rock Home Isle Chillin' With My Peeps


    Once a raccoon finds a food source, there is little that will disway their attentions...unless of course the coyote were standing right there by the coop.

    I would recommend trapping on a regular basis to keep the raccoons at bay.
     

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